French: Grallaire buissonnière German: Orangeflanken-Ameisenpitta Spanish: Tororoí ventricanela colombiano
Other common names:
Fulvous-bellied Antpitta (when treated as conspecific with H. fulviventris); Flammulated Antpitta (flammulatus)
Tucurriquí, Costa Rica
Subspecies and Distribution
H. d. dives
(Salvin, 1865) – Caribbean slope from E Honduras S to Costa Rica.
H. d. flammulatus
Griscom, 1928 – NW Panama (W & C Bocas del Toro).
H. d. barbacoae
Chapman, 1914 – from E Panama (E Darién) S along Pacific slope of Colombia (S to W Nariño); possibly also Esmeraldas, W Ecuador#R.
13–14 cm; one unsexed 44 g. Adult has dark grey crown and nape, buffy lores and narrow eyering, grey-brown auriculars, buffy moustache; upperparts and tail dark... read more
Song 1·6–2 seconds long, a rapid ascending series of 10–13 clear whistles... read more
Prefers dense, low tangled thickets of shrubs and vines along forest streams, in treefalls, at... read more
Food and feeding
Diet insects and spiders. Forages on the ground and on logs.
Four birds in breeding condition in Mar–May in NW Colombia. Sings from horizontal branch up to 1·5 m above ground. No other... read more
Sedentary; apparently in territorial pairs throughout year.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Widespread; fairly common to locally common. Apparently favoured by light habitat disturbance. In Costa Rica, occurs in Tortuguero National Park and... read more
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